Archive - Nov 6, 2005 - Story

Scholarships Available for Icelandic Study

The Leifur EirĂ­ksson Foundation is offering scholarships to scholars from the United States interested in doing graduate-level research at universities in Iceland.

Medieval Lion Skulls Tell Tale of Royal Menagerie

The skulls of two lions dating to the 13th and 15th centuries, discovered in the moat of the Tower of London, give credence to historic accounts of the Tower's fabled Menagerie, a popular tourist attraction in medieval times.

Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tournament Photos Online

Raphe Cuthbert has announced that photos from the recent Fifth Viceroy Tournament of Insulae Draconis in the Kingdom of Drachenwald have been posted online.

"Splendor of the Word" Captures a Fading World

The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library, a new exhibit, is the first in the library's history to showcase the organization's massive holdings of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.